Archive | August, 2009

Get the right people in the right jobs – please for the sake of our farm workers!

From BusinessDay today: “RURAL Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti has pulled the plug on farm share equity schemes — probably the most commercially successful land-reform model in SA to date. The department’s spokesman, Eddie Mohoebi, yesterday confirmed “a moratorium” on funding share equity schemes was in place, although no official announcement has been […]

The Genetically Modified Grape storm in a desert wine glass..

It has been quite interesting to read some of the local articles and blog entries re the permission granted to the University of Stellenbosch’s planting of 1Ha (2.5 acres) of genetically modified grapes (GMG). On both Tim James and Cathy Van Zyl (MW) weighted in on the subject. A bunch of folk seem be […]

Study finds that red wine may improve a woman’s sex life!

A recent study conducted by staff at the University of Florence, has found that light to moderate consumption of red wine may lead to improved sexual function in women! The study is published in the October Journal of Sexual Medicine and was reported by leading US wine publication WineSpectator. It seems that a glass or […]